Jerusalem 1830: The Jewish Quarter
Bela Taraseiskey, Jewish Quarter 1830, ©2009, acrylic on canvas, 8.5 X 11 inches
The Jewish Quarter: Ha Rova Ha Yehudi, is one of the four traditional quarters of the Old City of Jerusalem.
The Hebrews were the ancestors of the Jews. They lived in the land of Canaan, later called Palestine, their belief in one God gave rise to the Jewish religion of Judaism. The Hebrews became known as Israelites.